Ashoka Globalizer Strategy Thought Partners

Summit(s): Vienna-2013

Brian Kearney-Grieve is the Programme Executive for Reconciliation and Human Rights Programme at Atlantic Philanthropies in the Republic of Ireland. Since joining Atlantic in 2001 Brian has managed grants programmes in the areas of higher education, human rights, migration, disability and sexual...

Summit(s): Youth-Employment-Africa

Currently a Founding Director and CEO of WIZZIT International, a global pioneer in mobile banking and financial inclusion.

WIZZIT was launched in South Africa in November 2004 and in providing affordable banking to the mass market was the first to launch as part of its offering, cell...

Summit(s): Economic-Inclusion-LA2

Carlos is Argentine and French, born in Finland. He graduated with a degree in civil engineering from the Universidad Catolica of Buenos Aires and began working at Latinoconsult. He also has an MSc from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from the Berkeley Haas Business School....

Summit(s): Economic-Inclusion-LA

Carlos Rodriguez, based in Bogotá, leads Egon Zehnder’s Andean Region office. Carlos advises multinational and regional clients as well as large family-owned groups on their most pressing leadership issues. In addition to senior executive searches, Carlos leads large executive and board...

Summit(s): Youth-Employment-Africa

Carron graduated from law school and spent the early part of her career consulting in the formulation and implementation of corporate strategy for Braxton Associates, a UK based strategy consulting firm. Thereafter she entered law articles and on being admitted as an attorney in 1996, she joined...

Summit(s): Nairobi-2012

After graduating from university, by which time she could speak five languages, Catherine Watson worked with The World Bank on environmental issues. From 1986 to 1993 she worked as a freelance journalist for the BBC in East Africa. Catherine started the Straight Talk newspaper, which pioneered...

Summit(s): Youth-Employment-Africa

During a time of crude home repossessions after loan default and resulting widespread payment boycotts, Charlene developed a vital intermediary between hostile lenders and borrowers.  Armed with deep insights into the concerns of both groups, her Home Loan Guarantee Company (HLGC)...

Summit(s): Nairobi-2012

Charles Ocici is the Executive Director of Enterprise Uganda. Established under the UNDP Enterprise Africa regional initiative, Enterprise Uganda is tasked with supporting the government in realizing its objective of promoting the development of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) to...

Summit(s): Bonn-2013

Christian Mihr is a journalist, international media policy expert and human rights professional. He has been the Executive Director of Reporters without Borders Germany (RWB) since 2012. He's especially dealing with questions of cyber-censorship and online safety. He has been publishing &...

Summit(s): Nairobi-2012

Dr. Christie Peacock is an Ashoka Fellow and the founder and chairman of Sidai Africa Ltd, a rapidly growing nationwide network of agro-vet dealers. Previously, she conceived successfully implemented East Africa’s first and only regional goat farming development project, which helped lift 2,000...